Figuring Ratios - Please help

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4 ounces of substance for a 10% solution for 1 gallon of water

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42.68 ounces of substance per gallon? to make a 10% solution in water?
 

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4 ounces of substance for a 10% solution for 1 gallon of water
This doesn't make sense to me. Is this the exact problem description?

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42.68 ounces of substance per gallon? to make a 10% solution in water?
How did you get 42.68 oz? There are 128 oz. in a gallon. Show how you calculated this and we can set you straight.
 
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Homework Statement



4 ounces of substance for a 10% solution for 1 gallon of water

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The Attempt at a Solution



42.68 ounces of substance per gallon? to make a 10% solution in water?

What type of gallon do you mean? US Gallon? Imperial Gallon? These are quite different, and this forum is international, not purely American.
 
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